CURRICULUM GUIDE

General Associate Degree

Curriculum Code: 0863  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This degree is a customized program of study that should be approved by an
academic advisor or counselor. A minimum of 60 credits is required and includes
the LCC General Education Core requirements.  Students must also complete EITHER
a minimum of 12 related credits in an area of study of their own choosing OR they
must complete the credits listed on a transfer guide. (See Transfer Information
in this section of the catalog for a list of institutions for which transfer
guides are available.)  Students planning to transfer should see an academic
advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

The requirements for this program of study are outlined below. Prior to beginning
this program, students should meet with an academic advisor or counselor in the
Counseling and Advising Center (Suite 2300 of the GVT building, telephone number
(517) 483-1904.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 60 CREDITS

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                         16-20 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these
requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for
each core area.)
            Communication Core Area                                          3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                    3-4
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area                                              3-4

Customized Options (Choose One Option - See Note 1)              40-44 Credits

            Option A
            Credits in a Selected Area of Study                             12
            Elective Credits                                             28-32

            Option B
            Transfer Guide Requirements (See Note 2)                  Variable
            Elective Credits (See Note 3)                             Variable

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   60

1.    Students should meet with an academic advisor or counselor prior to
      selecting courses for customized options.
2.    Students should complete the credits required by a transfer institution on
      a transfer curriculum guide.  See Transfer Information in this section of
      the Catalog for a list of institutions for which transfer guides are
3.    After completing transfer guide requirements, students selecting this
      option may also have to complete elective credits in order to meet the 60-
      credit minimum required for this degree.